Many of you have heard of the author, Pat Conroy, and even if you haven’t, this story is pretty interesting. I have read a few of his books over the years and have enjoyed them. I went to see the movie Prince of Tides, based on his book, at the theater in 1991 and really … More F.U. Pat Conroy
There is always an awkward moment when my husband and I have traveled abroad and we have enjoyed a casual lunch or dinner and the check arrives. We look at each other and begin the discussions of “Do we leave a tip?” and immediately followed by, “How much do we leave?” We have packed, planned … More In the Know With Tipping Abroad
I thought I would share a funny story that happened recently because many of you have children heading to college. Life lessons come in many forms and in many ways and learning how to react when things don’t go right is important. Read and laugh. LIFE LESSON #1 ASK QUESTIONS Our daughter spent the last … More Life Lessons on Move-In Day
Bubble tents are sprouting up across the globe and they are super cool! What are bubble tents, you ask? They consist of an inflatable tent with transparent or semi-transparent globes connected by tunnels where you have unobstructed 360 degree views of everything around you. It’s like camping, but with WAY better views, and sometimes, luxury … More Bubble Tents
“Wherever you go becomes part of you somehow.” -Anita Desai “If you obey all the rules, you’ll miss all the fun.” -Katharine Hepburn “Life is a daring adventure or nothing at all.” -Helen Keller “People don’t take trips – trips take people.” – John Steinbeck “You don’t choose the day you enter the world and you don’t … More My Six Favorite Travel Quotes
Photos to make you want to check out this city! Dubrovnik, is calling for you to discover its magic. Dubrovnik is a city in Croatia on the Adriatic Ocean. The city walls of Old Town have been there since the 16th century and any trip must include a walk up on the city walls. … More Dubrovnik
School is out and summertime and sunsets will be in my future. Knowing this, I am always on the lookout for the green flash. I have never seen a green flash but several friends have said that they have. I’m skeptical. Or maybe just jealous. So, what exactly is the green flash? According to weather.com, the … More Summer of the Green Flash?
Who likes to drink on planes? Everyone, of course. If you are not imbibing on a flight, it must be because……..I’m thinking here…….well, you must have reasons. I have noticed that mini cocktail kits for airplane flights are very popular these days. They are small kits that contain all you need to make a cocktail … More Craft Cocktails are Popular Up in the Air too!
When traveling, you never know what the day has in store and this point was highlighted recently while I traveled close to home, in Gainesville, Florida. We were heading down a small backroad with some friends, and all of a sudden, I see a looming sculpture peeking out from behind the trees. From the backseat … More Buddhas in Gainesville, Florida
Have you ever wanted to travel easier, more relaxed and care-free? If so, you might want to check out a few services that send your luggage (or bike, skis, golf clubs) ahead of you to your destination. Imagine not hauling your luggage through the parking garage; not bumping into people in the crowded airport and … More Pack Mule vs Carefree Traveler 0-1